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, i think that would be really great. if they want us to come and speak to it, if you can extend that invitation, that would be great. hello. >> good afternoon, commissioners but i am it jill from the arts commission. very nice to be here. i am very pleased with the status of the mou. we have work very closely with juliet and general manager ed harrington and the city attorney's. the arts commission is very enthusiastic and optimistic about the new broader definition of art in richmond, and we think it will bring a richer array of art work and art endeavors and art undertakings to the residents of the city. we're very pleased, and thank you for this opportunity and for your continued trust in working with us. if i may answer any questions, please let me know. president vietor: thank you. thanks so much for your support with this. we are excited to be working collaborative lee on this. any other public comment? all those in favor question mark -- all those in favor of adopting the resolution? oppose? motion passes. >> item 11, discuss possible action that approving november -- ame
public safety, served a fairly strong public safety function. we believe those entities could use it on a daily basis as well. obviously, in an emergency -- in an earthquake or a disaster -- everybody becomes an emergency services worker. when something big hits, obviously, i think any city employee would be eligible to use the system. and we are actually working to expand the definition even more to allow public works -- there are a variety of functions that the city performs that i would consider public safety functions. we are just trying to expand the definition as broadly as possible. on the question of devices -- absolutely. both the arra and the fcc are setting specific standards and requirements for these networks. we are negotiating to make sure we have clear language in our agreement with motorola. motorola has to ensure that any device that is certified is compliant by the fcc or the national standards agency in washington will operate to it's full functionality on the network. we believe that is a key component, to develop a key market for devices and hopefully drive d
amendment and bill us ouof the congress will not. we're sad because of too much concentrated wealth, subsidized and born of government protection, too much poverty borne of government neglect, to many of wars, to my children killing children, too many jobs leaving and too much drugs coming. we can and malnutrition now. we can relieve sudent loan debt now. dr. king would be said that america had a moment and history of historic proportions in 2008 but they elected barack obama. yet that reduction has been met with unrelenting retribution, retaliation, then on and on printed -- unprecedented opposition. people seem to be willing to sink the ship just to destroy the captain. we have to be bter than that. [applause] like lyndon baines johnson, poverty was restored in the great society. dr. king would not settle for shifting the chairs on the deck of the titanic. he wanted to plug the holes to stop the water from coming in. 43 years after dr. king's plan and occupation on this same sp, he would say to the occupiers on wl street,he movement has gone global and you are the offspring of dr.
was as great a man as i have ever seen. the historical weight of this long overdue monument reminds us that we must be lifters' now. in the 1960's as today, divisiveness was based on fear and prejudice and misinformation. now with the cost and 24 hour news cycle, the power of misinformation has increased. we must remind ourselves that intelligence drums in ignorance every time -- trumps ignorance every time. when given the facts, people make good decisions. that leads to a problem dr. king faced 50 years ago, one that is worse today and that is the court for visitation, the politicization and the trivialization of the news. dr. king once spoke candidly with me about the news coverage of the civil rights movement. nationwide especially in cities like jackson. there was a little news coverage at all anywhere. he was also concerned that southern affiliate's stations would persuade the networks to tone down if not eliminate coverage that went out to the rest of the country. at the time, frankly, i did not feel his concerns were warranted. the than owners of my network in my bosses in new york work
of the global economy is shifting in this way. it does not mean that the u.s. and europe or less important than ever. but with the growth rates in asia so much higher, the percentage of the global economy based in nation will rise. the u.s. rose at 3%. asia grows at 6%. this way there is more trade, more derivatives, more economic flows, a greater mass of wealth to manage. our business needs to grow along with that. asia is already important to citi's presence and deeply rooted in our past. >> singapore, a good place to do business? a good place to work? >> singapore is as fine a place to do business as any work in the world. that is not an exaggeration coul. the infrastructure is first world and first class. the policy-makers are forward- looking and they understand business. it has agree livestock, wonderful weather, schools -- they have great lifestyle, wonderful weather, and schools. if you go back to singapore on the day i was born in the late 1950's, singapore was not even independent in 1958. today, they are a powerhouse. singapore is not an emerging market. it is a financial services ce
put out about us on those web sites. sometimes if you look at the what the kids are doing with space books they are loading personal information on web sites. all that depends. we need to understand there are central repositories that have this information. >> let's talk about this i ntelius, do i have that correctly? does it examine every public record on a person for a fee whether it's local government or federal government or state government? >> it's one of many companies that their business is going to all those public records, which were created by taxpayers by the way, putting the information in their own private companies and -- computers and selling it. >> this is what i have that they'll deliver for you for $29.95 or if you want a full write up for $49.95. it will give you up to ten prior addresses and phone numbers for the individual, a maiden name, the age, the current name, the relatives, the roommates, the neighbors -- that's the beginning dossier. ifif you go further to the largr one you can examine thousands of private records including any criminal records, any arres
that did so much for this country, let us draw strength from those earlier struggles. first and foremost, let us remember that change has never been quick. change has never been simple or with without controversy. change depends on persistenceç. change requires determination. it took a full decade before the moral guidance of brown vs. board of education was translated ininto enforcement measures of the civil rights act and the voting rights act. those 10 long years did not lead dr. king to give up. he kept pushing, speaking, marching, until change finally came. [ applause ] >> the president: and then when even after the civil rights act and the voting rights act passed, african-americans still found themselves trapped in pockets ofç poverty across the country. dr. king didn't say those laws were a failure. he didn't say this is too hard. he didn't say let's settle for what we got and go home. instead, he said, let's take those victories and broaden our mission to achieve not just civil and political equality, but also economic justice. let's fight for a living wage and better school
have a dream" speech which so many of us remember. as i was growing up, i watched the riots unfold here in washington when he was shot and how much turmoil there was right here in this city. remember, my mother rushed me out of the city to get me away from the riots that unfolded right there as people tried to grapple with the fact that they had lost the legacy and the life of dr. martin luther king jr. i'll tell you, one of the things that comes to mind right now is what he said during that famous i i have a dream" speech, he said i have a dream that my four children, one day my four children will be able to have friends and who will judge them not for the color of their skin but the content of their character. that resonates with me even today with children of my own and seeing how they embrace people from a multitude of lifestyles and races and ethnicities and it just shows you that dream is coming to fruition. but bernice king has more to say about that and what her father's legacy means for her and the world. >> this is a day that all americans can be proud of. may i remind you th
for us. our sander host incident, long delay on the system. some of you have the opportunity to make suggestions as to how we might improve our communications as a result of your experience that day. again, it is very important that we have continuing to make incremental improvements. i would submit to you we are never going to be at 100% because we are coming in off the street into the system. again, there are some things -- this is why i stressed the first of other projects to continue to bring before you to improve the performance of the train control system. first phase of this project -- by the way, this is a project that will be just over $900,000 to be completed. first phase is under way. we are doing it with our own in- house forces fear they have been working in the subway at night. what they are doing is the preparation work to go through. the cable sits on a set of struts. they are replacing all the struts, building in new ones. by the end of the month, we expect the first phase to be completed. next week, on september 28, we will have engineers from the manufacturer of th
, the agricultural alliance, to work with us to tell us how the puc can better align itself with the city ordinance, and we did a quick assessment looking in city properties and at issues such as location, flexibility, lot size, compatibility with other lands sizes and he uses, and impact, as we tried to figure out if there are some examples that we could move forward for this pilot demonstration around urban agriculture, and so through that process, we identify did college hill and the treatment plant, and the next step that we're proposing for you today is for you to give the general manager permission for the feasibility study of these two sites, that would look at things like limited liability, with secondary use, the benefits around that, looking at being able to easily disposed of the secondary use it to me before primary years, and then the hope would be that we would be able to come back to you all within six months after that feasibility study is done for more direction on how to move forward, but, again, the puc has a history of doing small projects with growing food. we have not responde
shanker and eric schmitt look at how the u.s. government has been fighting al qaeda since 2005, the year the strategy of the u.s. had been using the previous four years was change. this is just over an hour. >> good morning everyone. welcome to the miller center form. today we are thrilled to welcome thom shanker and eric schmitt to the nation's most accomplished journals covering national security and military affairs. and the authors of "counterstrike," the untold story of america's secret campaign against al qaeda. those oath of them spent roughly the last year as writers and residents of the center for new american security. thom shanker joined "the new york times" in 1997 as assistant editor and is currently a correspondent covering the pentagon and national security including efforts of transformation within the pentagon and the global campaign against terrorism. prior to joining the times mr. shankar was a foreign editor of the chicago trip and in berlin and moscow euro chi. eric schmitt is a senior writer for the nric times who has spent, who is written about the military and nat
historical ambition of creating a more perfect union can, by definition, never end. as dr. king showed us, the power to create a more perfect union lies in each of us. un die, we can correct injustice. we can work for equality and we can work to improve and eliminate poverty in our country. we can do so with and all law and through the institutions that defined as a great. nation this tomorrow reminds us that not only can we make america better, it is our responsibility to make a better. on behalf of chevrolet and gmc and foundation and everyone at gm, i congratulate and salute the king family come the mlk memorial foundation and all of america for ensuring the everlasting legacy of this trip. a great man -- of this truly great man. thanks [applause] you. >> please welcome dedication co- chairman and president designer and co-founder of the tommy hilfiger corporate foundation, tommy hilfiger. >> thank you very much a [applause] it is a special honor to join the king family, the martin luther king jr. foundation, and the many dignitaries as well as my fellow americans in celebrating the le
.com/preferred. >> gregg: hello, i'm gregg jarrett. glad are with us. >> i'm heather childers. topping the news this hour. hundreds of protestors out on the streets and some of america's biggest cities across the country angry at wall street and lack of jobs as the president prepares to hit the road again. >>> going, going, gone a lavish symbol of moammar khadafy repressive regime. >> heather: remembering the man with a moving ceremony today. >> a hurricane may have delayed this day. this is a day that would not be denied. for this day we celebrate dr. martin luther king, jr. return to the mall. >> gregg: a monument of stone honoring martin luther king, jr. transformed to a living memorial. kelly wright and joins us live. how are people describing what is certainly a historic day. >> reporter: they were saying this was a historic occasion. thousands of people coming to washington to attend the celebration of dr. king's life, dream and legacy. joyful crowd even going hand in hand as they sang "we shall overcome." a song that became the signature song during the struggle. as the song echoed throughout the
, which we celebrate a man and a movement that did so much for this country, let us draw strength from those earlier struggles. first and foremost, let us remember that change has never been quick. change has never been simple or without controversy. change depends on persistence. change requires determination. it took a full decade before the moral guidance of brown versus board of education was translated into the enforcement measures of the civil rights about and the voting rights act. but those ten long years did not lead dr. king to give up. he kept on pushing. he kept on speaking. he kept on marching until change finally came. and when the civil rights and voting rights act was passed, americans still found themselves trammed in pockets of povr across the country. dr. king d didn't say this was a failure, this is too hard, let's settle for what we got and let's go home. instead, he said let's take those victories and broaden our mission to achieve not just civil and political equality but also economic justice. let's fight for a living wage and beer schools and jobs for all who a
the analysis and the best way mitigating the risks before us that ms. miller highlighted. and the cfo will go through some of the financial impacts. i have an electronic presentation. just by way of a refresher, i wanted to highlight in, and i believe this was it touched on by jerrick campos in terms of the 2007 ordinance, in past presentations, we noted how the program was shaping up and how it differs from the precise language from the 2007 ordinance but how it used to the general goals and objectives. this is a quick refresher, this slide goes to the various objectives that were in 2007 of having raids that meet or beat pg&e, having stability in those raids, a target of 51% with 360 megawatts of build-out and having all customers enrolled at once, a very long term contract, 15 years or longer with a senior supplier taking on 100% of the risk and there being zero liability to the city. as you well know, we have gone through several rfp's and have had challenge is finding a single supplier willing to take on those risks. we have learned a lot about the program as we moved forward. and we had
, formerly filing for the primary ballot. join us for an in depth look at the race for the white house, next sunday, 4:00 eastern hour. >>> new developments in the massive search for a missing baby girl. dozens of national guard troops are joining police and the fbi who are looking for lisa irwin in kansas city. the 10-month-old was last seen in her crib nearly two weeks ago. missouri's governor has called in the guardsmen to help cover more ground. jim spelman is in kansas city with more on the territory that they'll be encountering. jim what is the latest on this search? >> reporter: hi, fredricka. that's right. the national guard with the fbi, local police have been researching this wooded area here. just around the bend is the neighborhood where baby lisa lives, where she was last seen. that's just around there. this is the road that leads out of the neighborhood, back towards downtown or on to the freeways and all of these areas have been searched already. this pawnshop and the area around it have been searched. they wanted to be sure they could get a fresh set of eyes on it. they don't
this is a lack of any other leads. police it tell us they haven't made any breakthroughs on the case. they're trying to get fresh eyes on this investigation. take a look here, as you mentioned 25 national guardsmen deployed here to research this area a few blocks away from the home. these are especially trained mps, and they've been trained in it. joining fbi and local law enforcement here to just try to bring a fresh set of eyes, go through everything, make sure they haven't missed anything. here's what the national guard told us about their search. >> with the additional man power, they're able to research or search the area with like a fine tooth comb. they're able to get down in the grass, dig in the dirt, try to find any glues that helps. they're low crawling under bushes and vines. >> and here's exactly what they're talking about. take a look at this thicket. this goes on and on for probably about a half a mile around this field. this is where they've been investigating. this is an area they've cleared. you can see an old it television set, trash in here, they've gone inch by inch th
itfit. it uses monument service to help its clients. she says the population in need has expand had over the years. >> it's changed dramatically because of the economy and the recession crisis. >> the crisis center wouldn't be what it is today without the dedication of staff and countless volunteers that have worked here through the years. >> i just wanted to help people to get fed and clothed, whatever the need is, i wanted t wanted p provide it here. >> who else is going to do it? if the people who have cannot help the people who have not, we are very sad and unfortunate world, i think. >> she was one of the monument very first volunteers in 2003 when she translated for spanish speaking clients. >> i this center. i love helping here. the things you learn, the people you so m so many great things. >> the center has grown so much over the years they are looking for ager facility what they hope for in years to come, exclusive exclusive director says she number of people and volunteers exceeds the number of people that need help. >> many people have reservations and donating and not knowin
with some broad principles, i think that would be useful, and if we of the process for what it means -- when i say violent, that sounds negative. there are some times where you want to have a policy, and you should be able to deal with that in some way without just saying about the policy. commissioner: any others? one thing that came up was this triple bottom line. there might be a way to look at this, the three e', looking at the economic peace and at some others. there are the three goals and objectives. and if that is even possible. >> that may be possible. i think there are two things that we need to consider. this is kind of a policy for going forward. we do have a lot of leases that may not be compatible with the policy. we are really trying to go forward and deal with on a case- by-case basis. that is one of the things that we are struggling with. a lot of these are coming up for renewal. how do we go forward? also, there are the categories of different types of leases that we have. we talk about community gardens. we have golf courses that are lucrative. and there are people approac
and there is the argument or discussion about whether or not a person will be allowed to use a credit card. and i do believe we have the responsibility to make sure the customer experience is as good as possible. when you have a system that places the financial burden on the driver for the driver is charged the additional feet, whether it is intended or not, you will have situations where drivers will be forced, or at least will have the pressure to not accept credit cards, and i do worry about that. i do worry about the issue of fairness in terms of what it means to pass this charge on to a driver. we have heard from many people, including management of these companies, how extensive this is an difficult it is to operate a business, and i am mindful of that, but the question remains, if this is expensive, who should bear the burden? and is it correct or right from apollo's -- public policy standpoint to pass this onto the driver? i think that discussion needs further analysis, and i personally believe, also have been taken cabs, that being a cab driver is a very dangerous job. i do not believe people are m
1. well we certainly hope we've given you some essential tips that you can use when you serve and enjoy wine. and that's gonna do it for our show today, thank you for joining us, we hope you enjoyed your stay in wine country and we'll see you again next time. for more information about today's show, log on to our web site - inwinecountry.com >>> hi, everybody. welcome to the wall street journal report. i'm maria bartiromo. will america soar orland with a thud? what it means to your economy and money. >>> a superstore may be coming to a neighborhood near you. how one of the richest men in japan wants to transform american retailing. >>> having the talk with your aging parents. how to protect their money and have them navigate the sciences of retirement. "wall street journal report" starts right now. >>> what's making news, as we head into a new week on wall street. corporate america is getting its report card as earning season kicked off this week. important because we will get inside into just how strong companies are today and how the broader economy is doing. so far it's bee
inside the white house u.s. to who. it just was not on the radar. an organization that was not well understood even though it had already carried a one attack against the world trade center towers in new york in 1993 and carried out an attack against the u.s.s. cole in human. terrorism was something happened overseas, not people in the united states aside from, of course, the tragedy in oklahoma city. the other major flaw as a reluctance to the reporting was the response to 9/11 that the government undertook. perhaps understandably that was a response, an instinctive one to use military might of the united states along with its intelligence community. basically use the approach to try and kill and capture its way to victory. the idea was, we kill enough of these fighters and kill and capture enough of its leaders that this organization will collapse and will be done with it. that was pretty much the thinking, even after the successful efforts in afghanistan with small numbers of stuff for forces troops move al qaeda out of afghanistan and take down the taliban government. that was t
on "press here." >> good morning, everyone. going sl 13 years old. that is middle aged. now some of us when we get middle age need to rethink who we are. in google's case, it's changing its identity from the website that launched a trillion searches to a search engine for the individual on the go with cell phones and tablets. sill con valley has not seen such a pivot since, perhaps, the dot co dot-com era. each day, more and more customers ask, where am i? what's going on around me and are my friends here too? google has thrown itself into mobile and location, most notably by fostering the development of the android operating system for phones and then buying motorola mobility outright. a shift so huge that the u.s. government will need to sign off on it. google worked to improve its social skills through google plus, updated its maps, and experimented with groupon like local deals. recently, google got into restaurant reviews with its purchase of the gatt. marissa mier is in charge of all kinds of things at google. frankly, whatever google values most at the time, she was the youngest pers
to pay the rest of us $3.50 an hour in the 1960's. host: you can also send us e- mail at journal@c-span.org. this is the scene from times square. that is the nasdaq symbol, not far from broadway and became crown zero and the new york rallies go across the globe. here is a story, that the world wide protest were not court netted but not quite spontaneous. -- coordinated but not quite spontaneous. that essentially summarizes what happened over the weekend inside the "new york times" and robert joins us from of rhode island. caller: where it should be heading is that we have all of these people unemployed due to jobs being sent overseas. they should bring them back for the same about money, and i can almost guarantee you -- i am an accountant -- they could manufacture those jobs here in the united states, give people a living wage, give them pensions and fringe benefits and put people back to work. just like the person they call before, who has the skills in textiles, items like that. put them back to work by starting to open up those close the factories, and using american workers.
because of the man towering over us. >>> thousands gathered in washington, d.c. to celebrate the dream of dr. martin luther king. >>> the search continues tonight for a woman after her mom was found dead on wednesday. >>> modern day malicia. why some americans are take protection into their own hands. >>> first, tonight, the reverend dr. martin luther king had the official opening top king memorial on the national mall. >> reporter: a large crowd dedicated a national memorial in washington like no other. it is the first to honor a man of justice, peace and color. >> i know we will overcome. i know there are better days ahead. i know this because of the man towering over us. >> reporter: president obama, the nation's first black president connected his own legacy to that of dr. king. he placed sign copies of his speeches into a time capsule at the memorial. a civil rights icon noted how his friend changed the world. >> 48 years ago we have signs that said white men, colored men, white women, colored women. those signs are gone. they will not return. >> reporter: dr. king's towering 30-f
should the the u.s. respond to an assassination attempt on american soil? >> welcome to the journal, editorial report, i'm paul g oich igo it: he turned in a solid performance in the state of new hampshire and the endorsement of chris christie. businessman herman cain's star rising and shows romney's biggest rival so far, texas governor rick perry continuing his fall and through it all, his support remains steady. so, does the former massachusetts governor have the nomination wrapped up? or is there an anti-romney waiting in the wings? joining the panel it week, wall street journal editorial report, dorothy rabinowicz and editor james freeman. dorothy, we keep reading this week that republicans are getting used to the idea that mitt romney is the inevitable nominee, do you agree? >> yes, i think they're getting used to it. exactly what you said. all good questions. i don't think there's another anti-romney who is going to transcend the current romley, but this is like one of those old hollywood movies in the 40's and 50's and there is this guy that you like, but you know you're not
and interest on these bonds. the bond funds would be used to repair and replace major building systems including electrical, heating wat, water, security, and fire sprinklers. remove hazardous materials. improve accessibility for people with disabilities. make necessary seismic upgrades. replace permanent structures and perform other work necessary to apply closure -- codes and regulation . they can't pay for teachers and administrative salaries or operative expenditures. >> hi, my name is melissa griffen. and a member of the league of women voters of san francisco. >> proposition b authoress the city to authorized to hundred $48 million in bonds to improved street structures such as bridges. this would come with an increasing property tax, if needed, to pay for those improvements. the city is responsible for maintaining about 850 miles of streets. a study shows about half of the streets any major repairs. the city can only use this bond money to pay for and repairs city streets. it will improve lighting, sidewalk extensions, trees, and landscaping. renovation programs to increase safe
they would have a significant amount of impact on reform, and we want to use them. >> i can refer you to a simple study of this. you will see awhile longer a longitudinal study. literacycollaterative.org. you will see the report. >> we will send you about a report by e-mail, so no need to log on, but just a general comment. if you remember, the theory of action is we need to disrupt the historical threat you're a good you are going to see some research-based, nationally vetted, and given the seal of programming that is going to come forward, so this is probably not the last one you will see, and the questions you're asking are critically important, but in the general sense, we are trying to disrupt the historical pattern of under achievement, and we feel the best way to do that is to invest in the teachers in those classrooms and give them the best training we can give while we have this opportunity to have some funding. >> i appreciate you saying that, and i forgot about windows comment. goo -- linda's comment. you have significant dollars in the agenda, and that would help me tremen
to please turn it off, put it on silent or vibrate for us. that would be very helpful. mr. mayor? >> thank you. thanks, everyone. welcome to the second meeting of this year for our disaster council and, again, i want to signal my appreciation and i know supervisor chiu, our board president who's here today, is also welcoming of everyone here today to focus on national awareness month. we recognize events happen all over the world, not only new zealand, not only japan but what we all kind of felt the weird earthquake on the east coast, it's still a constant reminder our percentages are going higher here as years go by that we have to be even more ready. i want to signal a very, very clear appreciation for the departments that anne is working with, your level of cooperation from our fire to police. but every other department and then as importantly, our utilities and our agencies that we're working together with as well. nonprofit world are just as important. it's my intention and goal in working with the board of supervisors to make sure everyone is prepared. and not only prepared for the 7
, and it used to have the psychic as a commercial tenant. we are really happy that they are managing to do all this work without any new city money. we are getting another 55 years of affordability. >> i am a project manager at the housing corporation. i think they have done an excellent job of summarizing the project. at this time, i would just like to express my thanks to the board of supervisors for helping us attain the that allocation for the bonds and the tax credit reservation for the project. i am happy to answer any other questions that may come out and i want to express gratitude to the mayor's office of housing and redevelopment agency for their incredible support of the project. supervisor mirkarimi: for this part of the area, what the area looked like 10 years ago, especially before the demolition of the central freeway, it is completely enjoying a renaissance and like it has been seen before, where this area of housing exists, especially for high percentage of low-income housing. it is a pretty spectacular project, one that i think should make us all very proud. >> we do not have
the u.s. army. the man charged with shaping the service's future over the next four years is general ray odierno who became the 38th army chief of staff last month and faces the simultaneous challenges of fighting a war, shrinking his force of to 570,000 and modernizing his wide range of inventory. i caught up with him at the army trade show and conference in washington last week and asked him what he and his fellow chiefs expects from the new strategy review. >> i think part of it is we want a strategy-driven review where the joint chiefs work together to come up with a joint force that will be able to meet the needs of the future. so what we'll work through is what are the priorities within the strategy and how does that translate into end strength modernization and readiness. >> do you have any idea any of the broad strokes, i mean, for example, do we say with the 2mrc strategy? >> we're still working our way through that. i think as we move forward we'll have to do an adjustment or strategy. we're looking at all options now and that will be part of the outcome. it'll be a change in o
and electricity system in the city. some of us end up supporting public power in the city as well. i am hoping they will take that up so we can start figuring out a way to get a lot more revenue that is badly needed for the goals that we talked about today. >> any other member of the public that like to speak? public comment is closed. the next item is lafco specific. >> approval of minutes from september 23, 2011. >> you have the minutes before you. is there any public comment? we have a motion. can we take that without objection? can you call item no. nine? >> executive officer's report. >> there will be no report today. >> public comment is closed. item 10. i'm wondering, president vietor and commissioners, whether or not we should try to set up a joint meeting for december to the extent in the event that this item is decided or action is taken at the board of supervisors in november. there might be in need for a joint meeting in december, and i am hoping that the clerks can maybe provide us with some possible dates so that we have something tentative schedule. >> it is probably a good idea
>>> can we ever be truly ready for an earthquake. a geologist and engineer update us on the predictability of disaster and what to do if it happens. >>> and hear ow st. anthony's dining hall serving the city's poor and those newly in the need of help. i am susan sikora, and that is on "bay area focus/black renaissance", next! >>> welcome to "bay area focus." i am susan sikora. tomorrow is the 21st anniversary of the loma earthquake. are we better informed about you are advising the next big one, and do activities elsewhere, like japan and even the east coast help us? we welcome a special scientologist and paleontologist from the u.s. seismic mark. nice to have you here. >> good to be here. >> let's talk a little about the japanese tsunami and earthquake that happened on narrow 11th. where they -- on march 11th. were they completely unprepared for this? >> they knew the future, the seduction zone, where two pieces of plate come together and one actually dies down below another, that structure was in japan and historically it produced magnitudes of 7.5, to 8 to 8
not to the extent they have locally. it takes care a lot of the problems they use it much more effectively. >> history has shown a number of a wrongful convictions have been based upon the testimony of jailhouse informants. what, if anything, will you do to ensure against false testimony? >> i strongly supported that legislation and i am glad that it passed. we need to be very skeptical of this testimony and put in all of the proper procedures. even in concert with other evidence, we need to be very skeptical. again, the job of the d.a. is to do justice, not to convict. we need to make sure that our evidence is completely reliable. >> and his use of incentivized witnesses is a terrible practice. these people are in jail for a reason and they become self interest. we talked about getting witnesses from the jail. and we should know exactly what is going on in these jails. people go into jail and they don't come out. sometimes they died. why should we know exactly what is occurring? we should know, just -- they don't have any right to privacy in jail. we should know the truth. maybe he is tel
to overcome the criticism that he belongs to a cult. a texas pastor will tell us why a mormon is not necessarily fit for the white house. in egypt, the military is accused of organizing violence that leaves 25 people dead. as christians in cairo react, what does this say about life after the revolution. designed in scotland but made in mongolia by north koreans. you might be surprised where your winter belize come from -- winter woolies come from. republican presidential hopefuls gathered again this week for a presidential debate and new hampshire. among the hopefuls is the former governor of massachusetts, mitt romney. he needs the support of bible belt america to successfully tracked the path to the white house. he is a mormon. some believe that it is a cult. >> out of the mountains they came searching for resign. in the shadow of the mountains in utah, the mormons founded their promised land. under the vast blue skies of the west, the church of jesus christ of latter-day saints built a city near the great salt lake. [singing] here in salt lake city, the church grew rich. it
. the u.s. department of justice says flat-out that iran's military unit known as the quds force planned to hire a mexican drug cartel to kill the saudi ambassador to the united states at a d.c. restaurant. but federal authorities foiled the plan because one of the two plotters, manssor arbabsiar, worked with an informant of the u.s. government. arbabsiar, who has dual u.s.- iranian citizenship, is now under arrest in a federal prison in new york. the justice department says that arbabsiar and no concerns about how many u.s. lives would be lost if this plot were to be carried out. >> when the confidential source noted that there could be 100 or 150 people in a restaurant where the requested bombing would take place, including possibly members of the united states congress, the lead defendant said, no problem. >> the other alleged plotters gohlam shakuri, a member of the iranian quds force. he is believed to be in iran. u.s. attorney general holder was asked on tuesday whether the plot was sanctioned by any high-level member of the iranian government, whether a mula iranian presidahmadidi
allow us to broaden the base, reduce the overall rate, and this is exactly what the president's bipartisan commission talked about. that could be much more pro growth. >> we talk about this a lot. i feel like i've been hearing this idea of tax reform for a long time. >> oh, yeah. >> it does include lowering corporate taxes to get corporations to hire, because they feel like when they hire one person, it's not just about the salary, it's about the health care benefits and the long-term benefits that person will get, and that costs money. so why haven't we seen an overall reconstruction of the tax code given the people? the bowl simpson agreement came up with that. we keep hearing about it but it doesn't happen. >> i keep my fingers crossed. maybe i'm too hopeful that that's what the committee is going to come up with. maybe they can put us on a path to going to more fundamental reform. we have a very high tax on corporations on capital in the u.s. and that's one of the reasons why we're not getting some of the longer term investment and the hiring we really need to have for rec
words of encouragement. >>> thank you very much for joining us, more stories at the top of the hour. i'm alina cho. "sanjay gupta m.d." begins right now. >>> good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm dr. sanjay gupta on assignment here in san francisco. concussions and kids. it's a topic we cover quite a bit here on "sgmd." something we're very serious about. i want to tell you about a story about an agonizing decision one family had to make to try and help others. >>> also, the hunt for a new killer virus. it's taking place right now in central africa. and that data is being analyzed here in san francisco. we'll explain. >>> and also, another story that we've talked quite a bit about is about cell phones and radiation. here in san francisco, starting this month, these flyers like this will need to be handed out and on display in stores. take a look. cell phones emit radio-frequency energy. you'll start seeing those here in san francisco along with specific tips on what to do including limiting cell phone use by children, using a headset, using belt clips, avoiding cell phones in wea
-enhanced rain showers because there is cool air coming in behind the storm system. overall for us, it is going to increase the clouds throughout the day. eventually we have a chance for sprinkles tomorrow. right now high pressure in control. that will dominate our weather throughout the rest of the day. there is a disturbance riding along this boundary. as this moves north of us, that may bring a chance of sprinkles. there is a better bet of rain once this storm system shifts our way. that comes into tuesday night, wednesday when we talk about heavier rain in the forecast. for today you have the sunshine to start. clouds moving in toward the afternoon. we will warm up into the low to mid 70's across central maryland. 73 for southern maryland. etion city will be in the upper 60's. cooler in nature. mid 60's toward the afternoon. they will be the first to see the clouds move in. they just get a taste of showers tonight. if you are taking the boat out, it may not be the best of ideas. we have a small craft advisory in effect for the afternoon and evening. because of the stronger winds, gusts coul
and talk with professors to have ultimately let's as you might not have heard about. joining us now is meredith lair, a history professor here at gm you. her book is not quite out yet, but should be by the time this airs. here is the cover, "armed with abundance." professor, what was the typical experience of the american soldier in vietnam? >> guest: that is a great place to start because i think the american public has an assumption about what that experience was. informed by television and movies and media coverage of the war. it tends to foreground the experience, the grunts, an imminent danger of living a life of obscurity and defamation and enduring frequent danger. so that is a very powerful image and certainly an experience many, many vietnam veterans had during the war, but it is probably not the dominating experience of the work is particularly by the late 1960's the estate's had built an incredible logistical apparatus to support his troops in combat, and so most soldiers were serving in suncor -- some kind of support capacity living largely out of harm's way. as the war
into madness, end of your journey in it, through it and out of it. but for right now, let us join together across the continent of north america, across the atlantic, to the continent of africa, and in particular, to liberia. america and library have a particular relationship, particular history together. would you speak to that briefly? >> thank you. thank you all for coming. carol, i call my therapist. this will be therapy. liberia is that country -- everything about liberia is like america, so you have our flags like the u.s. flag with one star, our constitution modeled like the u.s. constitution. and we have three branches of government like year. we call the house the parliamentarian's, sit in capital. we do, like i said, have supreme court chief justice just like your. everything. some of the streets are named after people from your. we have a virginia and maryland, and different things named after president james monroe. so we do have a rich history, and one liberian woman put it in a very nice context, liberia, america's stepchild. >> i am always interested when there is the kind o
's dressed not in classical garb which was often typical when women were used as symbols or as iconography. but she was dress inside the period costume of the time, and she's obviously a symbol of peace, a symbol of liberty. and women were very often used in just that way. women, columbia, the image that's on the capitol is an image of a woman. and so women were very often invoked as the most visible symbols of the early american republic. >> host: we've been talking with professor rosemarie zagarri of george mason university. this is her newest book, "revolutionary backlash: women in politics in the early american republic," and just recently reissued is her book, "the politics of size: representation in the u.s. 1776-1850." >> and now, an interview from george mason university. >> host: professor tom hazlett, what's net neutrality? >> guest: it's a series of regulations on broadband internet providers that limit what your service provider provides you access to the internet presumably with high-speed service can cowith business models models and pric. so the idea of the net neutrality ru
. and working the story for us. our casey stegall from our west coast bureau. casey, how did this happen? >> harris, we know that this is a dangerous sport. the people involved know that this is a dangerous sport. how did this happen? >> well, it looks like it is just what we're calling it, an accident, a very unfortunate accident in las vegas this afternoon. you know, even seasoned race car drivers say they have never quite seen an accident this bad. 15 cars involved. look at those pictures. some of the cars erupting into fireballs. danica patrick is the first woman to win one of these indy races and she describes the scene as something out of a movie. this happening a little after 1:00 this afternoon at las vegas motor speedway during the indy 300 race. a chain reaction wreck as one of the drivers lost control of his car exiting the second turn on lap 12. you can see that the cars then started sliding into the retaining wall. some of them going airborne. eyewitnesses say one of those vehicles flying right over wheldon's car, number 77, shearing the roof off. look at all the debris from
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